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Re: MS Stereo mic combination

Subject: Re: MS Stereo mic combination
From: Wild Sanctuary <>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 06:21:07 -0700
Again, chacun =E1 son gout.


>From: Wild Sanctuary <>
>>  Hmmmm...  Not according to the folks at Sennheiser, who were
>>  instrumental in developing the MS technology, Klas. It was designed
>>  in the late 70s to compensate for the -3dB drop in the phantom center
>>  of XY stereo recordings and certainly not for "perfect mono."
>This is a lot of why I went with MS over XY for several setups. Most
>mics give their best performance right on axis. XY has no mics who's
>axis is aimed at center. Recording a single caller you will always be
>recording with the off axis performance of your mics. I'd much rather
>the ambiance be the off axis part than the central performer.
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
>Klas Strandberg
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